North American F-100 Super Sabre

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North American F-100 Super Sabre: Aircraft profile

The F-100 was the USAF's first operational aircraft capable of flying faster than the speed of sound (760 mph) in level flight.

North American F-100 Super Sabre: North American YF-100 (S/N 52-5754) in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)North American F-100 Super Sabre: North American YF-100 (S/N 52-5754) in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo)

It made its initial flight on May 25, 1953, and the first production aircraft was completed in October 1953. North American built 2,294 F-100s before production ended in 1959.

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